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Ghost Imaging Lidar via Sparsity Constraints in Real Atmosphere

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We present a series of results acquired at a 2-kilometer distance using our lidar system under several weather conditions, clear, cloudy, light rain, moderately foggy, and night. The experimental results show that ghost imaging lidar via spar-sity constraints can realize imaging in all these weather conditions.

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M. Chen, E. Li, W. Gong, Z. Bo, X. Xu, C. Zhao, X. Shen, W. Xu and S. Han, "Ghost Imaging Lidar via Sparsity Constraints in Real Atmosphere," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 3 No. 2B, 2013, pp. 83-85. doi: 10.4236/opj.2013.32B021.


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